A Real-Time Approach to Process Control

A Real-Time Approach to Process Control

by William Y. Svrcek, Donald P. Mahoney, Brent R. Young
     
 

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With resources at a premium, and ecological concerns paramount, the need for clean, efficient and low-cost processes is one of the most critical challenges facing chemical engineers. The ability to control these processes, optimizing one, two or several variables has the potential to make more substantial savings in time, money and resources than any other single

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With resources at a premium, and ecological concerns paramount, the need for clean, efficient and low-cost processes is one of the most critical challenges facing chemical engineers. The ability to control these processes, optimizing one, two or several variables has the potential to make more substantial savings in time, money and resources than any other single factor.   

Building on the success of the previous editions, this new third edition of A Real-Time Approach to Process Control employs both real industry practice and process control education without the use of complex or highly mathematical techniques, providing a more practical and applied approach.

Updated throughout, this edition:

•             Includes a brand new chapter on Model predictive Control (MPC)

•             Now includes wireless and web-based technologies

•             Covers bio-related systems

•             Details the new multivariable control measure developed by the authors

•             Includes PowerPoint slides and solutions to Workshop problems on the accompanying website: http://www.wiley.com/go/svrcek-real-time-3e

 

From the reviews of previous editions:

“Would appeal to practising engineers due to its “hands on” feel for the subject matter. But more importantly, the authors present these concepts as fundamentals of chemical engineering, in a way that is consistent with how professor teach at the universities.” –Chemical Engineering Process (CEP)

“The book has been beautifully crafted” –Engineering Subject Centre

“Provides a refreshing approach to the presentation of process analysis and control”  –The Chemical Engineer

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This textbook for senior chemical engineering students provides a hands-on introduction to process control by using only time-based representations of the process and the associated instrumentation and control. The discussion covers process design versus controllability trade-offs, computer simulation, control loop configurations, tuning, and techniques for the control of vessels and distillation columns. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118696637
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/05/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
12 MB
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